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Venezuelan government announced agreement with opposition

ANF - 2019-09-17 10:01
The Venezuelan government and several opposition parties announced multiple agreements and the beginning of a new round of dialogue dealing with the future elections, prisoners release and the rejection of U.S. blockade against the country. ...

50,000 NO in Bilbao to criminalisation of defense of prisoners

ANF - 2019-09-15 11:46
Some 50,000 people took to the streets in Bilbao against the macro trial that will start on Monday in Madrid against 47 Basque citizens for their defense of the rights of prisoners. ...

Three-month visitation ban for families of Imralı prisoners

ANF - 2019-09-14 11:42
A three-month visitation ban has been introduced for the families of Imralı prisoners. ...

Russia and Ukraine exchange prisoners and open a new relation

ANF - 2019-09-09 08:04
The exchange, in the purest style of the Cold War, included 35 people from each side. ...

Prisoners in Adana Kürkçüler F-Type Prison attacked with batons

ANF - 2019-09-04 11:31
Political prisoners in Adana Kürkçüler F-Type Prison were attacked by guards with batons. ...

Women prisoners in Bakirkoy jail denied medical rights

ANF - 2019-08-31 13:18
"We want the human rights institutions to hear our voice. - said the prisoners in their letter - We do not accept these type of violations." ...

Two Kurdish Political Prisoners Ended Their Hunger Strike

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2019-08-30 02:00
Rahmi Turgut and Kamran Darwishi, two Kurdish political prisoners held in Orumiyeh Central Prison, ended their hunger strike on Aug 28, 2019. According to the information obtained by Kurdistan Human Rights Network… The post Two Kurdish Political Prisoner ...

Prisoners in Patnos jails exposed inhumane practices

ANF - 2019-08-29 11:21
Prisoners in Patnos L-Type Prison are protesting because there are bugs in the food, visits were banned and they are harassed. ...

UN Special Rapporteur says half of Iran’s political prisoners are Kurds

Kurdistan24 - 2019-08-21 08:08

Latest Statue of Kurdish Political and Religious Prisoners at Orumiyeh Central Prison

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2019-08-21 02:01
One of the five Kurdish political and religious prisoners at the Orumiyeh Central Prison, who have been on hunger strike for about a month, ended his strike yesterday. Four others are still… The post Latest Statue of Kurdish Political and Religious Priso ...

The Turkmen President Is Alive, But What About His Prisoners?

Rferl - 2019-08-21 00:57

Kurds almost half of political prisoners in Iran: UN rapporteur

Kurdistan Human Rights Association - 2019-08-20 14:20

Prisoners in Erbil learn new crafts and skills

Rûdaw - 2019-08-18 22:52
"I was able to make money in prison and sent it to my family outside" ...

Kurds almost half of political prisoners in Iran: UN rapporteur

E-Kurd - 2019-08-18 22:14
NEW YORK,— A newly circulated United Nations report on Iran has noted that nearly half of the country’s political prisoners are ethnic Kurds and that they are executed at a disproportionately higher rate than other ethnic groups. In a report submitted on ...

IHD: In Osmaniye prison there is torture!

ANF - 2019-08-17 10:05
The Human Rights Association (IHD) prepared a report on the torture prisoners in Osmaniye No. 2 Closed Prison are subjected to. The report also includes testimonies by the prisoners. ...

Four Kurdish Political and Religious Prisoners Still on Hunger Strike at Orumiyeh Central Prison

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2019-08-17 02:00
Four Kurdish political and religious prisoners “Mostafa Sabzi”, “Qader Salimi“, “Bashir Pirmawane” and “Rahmi Turgut” who have been on hunger strike since 25 days ago are reported to be in critical health… The post Four Kurdish Political and Religious Pr ...

HDP MP Leyla Güven takes prisoners rights to parliament

ANF - 2019-08-16 10:23
HDP Hakkari MP Leyla Güven asked Minister of Justice Abdulhamit Gül about the rights violations in Diyarbakır Women's Closed Prison. ...

ISIS prisoners in Syria getting short sentences and art classes in rehabilitation effort

Washingtonexaminer - 2019-08-16 07:23

Kurdish Political Prisoners Pressured by Interrogators to Accept Murder Charge

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2019-08-13 02:01
Two Kurdish political prisoners, Mohammad (Esmat) Salahshour and Shaker Behrouzi, are being pressured to confess to killing a member of the Iranian Revolutionary Guards Corp (IRGC). The two prisoners were transferred from… The post Kurdish Political Pris ...

Continued Hunger Strike of Five Kurdish Political and Religious Prisoners at Orumiyeh Central Prison

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2019-08-10 02:01
Five Kurdish political and religious prisoners “Bashir Pirmawane”, “Rahmi Turgut”, Mostafa Sabzi, Qader Salimi and Mohammad Pishbin are still on hunger strike since last week in protest against the refusal of prison… The post Continued Hunger Strike of F ...

Kurds in Syria 'will release 15,000 ISIS prisoners' if Turkey follows through on threat to attack them

Thescottishsun - 2019-08-07 18:56

Kurds in Syria 'will release 15,000 ISIS prisoners' if Turkey follows through on threat to attack them

Thesun - 2019-08-07 03:36

Three Years Passed: Details of Enforcing the Execution of 25 Sunni Kurdish Prisoners in an Interview with one of their Cell-mates

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2019-08-04 02:02
On the third anniversary of execution of 25 Sunni Kurdish prisoners in Rajaishahr Prison of Karaj, Kurdistan Human Rights Network publishes an interview with the Sunni prisoners at this prison regarding the… The post Three Years Passed: Details of Enforc ...

Hunger Strike of Seven Kurdish Political and Religious Prisoners at Orumiyeh Central Prison

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2019-08-02 02:00
Seven Kurdish political and religious prisoners- Rahmi Turgut, Bashir Pirmawane, Qader Salimi, Mustafa Sabzi, Peyman Mirzazadeh, Mansour Chopani and Mohammed Pishbin- have been on hunger strike for the past two weeks. Their… The post Hunger Strike of Sev ...

Egypt must end rights abuses of political prisoners: Amnesty | News | Al Jazeera

Aljazeera - 2019-08-01 12:10

Riots in Brazilian prison leave at least 57 prisoners dead

ANF - 2019-07-31 09:44
At least fifty-seven prisoners died, sixteen of them allegedly beheaded, after the rebellion in a prison in Altamira, in the northern state of Pará, in Brazil. ...

At least 52 prisoners killed by fellow inmates in Brazil prison riot; 16 decapitated [Video]

Yahoo - 2019-07-30 00:07

Two Sunni Prisoners on Hunger Strike at Kermanshah and Orumiyeh Central Prison

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2019-07-29 02:00
“Omid Khaki” and “Qader Salimi” two Sunni prisoners in Kermanshah and Orumiyeh prisons have been on hunger strike from July 13 and 23 respectively. According to Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN) has… The post Two Sunni Prisoners on Hunger Strike at K ...

Iraq unearths possible mass grave for Kuwaiti prisoners

Kurdiu - 2019-07-28 21:30

"Our lives are in danger"

ANF - 2019-07-28 13:31
Six prisoners transferred to the Maras Turkoglu Type L Prison No.1 said their lives are in danger and issued a call through their families. ...

Iran: Three Prisoners Hanged at Tabriz Prison

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2019-07-28 02:00
Over the past few days, three prisoners charged with murder were executed in Tabriz central prison on two occasions. According to Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN), on Tuesday, July 23, 2019, the… The post Iran: Three Prisoners Hanged at Tabriz Priso ...

Three Prisoners Saved from Execution Due to the Leniency Shown by the Victim’s Family

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2019-07-26 02:01
Due to the leniency shown by the victim’s family, three prisoners were saved from execution and transferred back to the prison. Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN) has been informed that two prisoners… The post Three Prisoners Saved from Execution Due ...

Execution of two prisoners charges on \"drug crimes\" in Urmia Prison

Kurdpa - 2019-07-25 19:56

Two women prisoners were executed in Urmia Prison

Kurdpa - 2019-07-25 02:18
Kurdpa Agency: Two women prisoners were executed by the authorities of the central prison of Urmia. ...

Two Kurdish Political Prisoners on Hunger Strike at Orumiyeh Prison

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2019-07-24 02:00
“Bashir Pirmawane” and “Rahmi Turgut”, two Kurdish political prisoners, have gone on hunger strike at the Orumiyeh Central Prison in protest against the refusal of authorities to grant them conditional release. “Today,… ...

Sunni Kurdish Prisoners on Hunger Strikes in Rajaee Shahr Prison

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2019-07-21 02:01
A group of Sunni prisoners held in Rajaee Shahr prison Hall 36, ward 10 of the, have gone on an unlimited hunger strike in protest to their situation. Kurdistan Human Rights Network… ...

Execution of two prisoners charges on "drug crimes" in Urmia Prison

Kurdpa - 2019-07-19 01:53
Kurdpa Agency: Two detainees accused on "drug crimes" were executed at the Urmia Central Prison. ...

Prisoners in Tekirdag Prison not receiving medical attention

ANF - 2019-07-17 12:12
Prisoners in Tekirdag F-Type Prison No. 2 are not receiving medical attention, said the sister of one of the inmates. ...

Two Female Prisoners at the Risk of Imminent Execution in Orumiyeh

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2019-07-17 02:01
Arasteh Ranjbar and Nazdar Vathnkhah, two women sentenced to execution on the charge of murder, have been summoned by the execution office of the Orumiyeh Central Prison and told that their death… ...

Four Detainees Transferred to Solitary Confinement for Execution at Orumiyeh Central Prison

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2019-07-16 02:00
Four prisoners sentenced to execution on the charge of murder were reportedly transferred to solitary confinement at Orumiyeh Central prison from various wards in preparation for execution on July 15. Kurdistan Human… ...

HDP Güven: Former hunger striker prisoners not given treatment

ANF - 2019-07-15 13:14
HDP Hakkari MP, Leyla Güven, pointed out that the treatment of prisoners after the hunger strike was being prevented and brought the issue to Parliament. ...

PKK and PAJK prisoners remembered 14 July resistance

ANF - 2019-07-14 11:39
PKK and PAJK prisoners released a statement to mark the 37th anniversary of the 14 July death fast resistance in Amed in 1982. ...

SIt-in for ill prisoners in Istanbul

ANF - 2019-07-13 19:35
Human Rights Association (IHD) Istanbul Branch Prison Commission held its 381st F sit-in in front of the branch building despite the police blockade. ...

HDP moves for “democratic constitution”

ANF - 2019-07-11 16:12
HDP has started to work on a democratic constitution. The party will work together with NGOs, faith groups and women’s organizations and launch a campaign for political prisoners. ...

Mohammad Hossein Aghasi, Attorney of Mohammad Nazari: I'm very worried

Kurdpa - 2019-07-10 18:15
Kurdpa Agency: Urmia Central Prison authorities prevent the medical treatment of Mohammad Nazari ( the political prisoners) in this prison. ...

A Report on The Latest Situation of Three Female Prisoners in Sanandaj Correctional Centre

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2019-07-10 02:01
Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN): The status of two Kurdish civilians knownas Zahra Mohammadi and Iran Rahpeykar still remains uncertain as they are held by temporary arrest warrant in Sanandaj Correctional Centre… ...

Guards attack prisoners for “ISIS”

ANF - 2019-07-06 14:59
Prisoner Ali Okutan from the Adana Kurkculer Type F Closed Prison said they were battered by the guards. ...

Families’ appeal to visit Imrali rejected

ANF - 2019-07-05 15:36
An appeal by the families of Abdullah Ocalan and other prisoners in Imrali to visit their relatives was rejected. ...

Destruction and Confiscation of Personal Belongings of Political and Religious Prisoners at Orumiyeh Central Prison

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2019-07-04 02:00
30 special forces of Orumiyeh Central Prison and special guard forces raided religious and political prisoners’ ward while confiscating and destroying their personal belongings, handicrafts and tools that were their only source… ...

TUAYDER: We won't stop our work because of repression

ANF - 2019-07-02 11:23
TUAYDER Mersin Branch, which has become a target for its solidarity with families and prisoners during the hunger strike resistance, vowed to continue its work despite the repression. ...

Families appeal to visit Imrali

ANF - 2019-06-28 17:42
The family members of the four prisoners on the Turkish prison island of Imrali have applied for a visit. ...

Bachelet on ISIS prisoners: States must assume responsibility

ANF - 2019-06-24 12:10
The fate of foreign ISIS members and their relatives continues to be discussed. ...

Political Prisoners in Turkey: Al-Monitor | YaleGlobal Online

YALE - 2019-06-22 02:50

Congress expands Pentagon aid in Syria to cover Islamic State prisoners

Al Monitor - 2019-06-17 23:36

Families of Imralı prisoners applied to Bursa Prosecutor's Office

ANF - 2019-06-15 08:43
Families of Imralı prisoners applied to Bursa Prosecutor's Office. ...

Human Rights Association sent cards to women prisoners

ANF - 2019-06-14 08:50
Women from the Human Rights Association sent cards to prisoners who are recovering from the hunger strike resistance. ...

The Keys to Restarting Nicaragua’s Stalled Talks

International Crisis Group - 2019-06-13 16:36
President Daniel Ortega’s government has released almost all political prisoners held since Nicaragua’s April 2018 uprising. It should stay this course, honouring its other commitments to the opposition in national dialogue. International actors should p ...

Turkey keeping thousands of prisoners in solitary confinement - Deutsche Welle | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2019-06-07 01:13

Aslan talks about the meeting with her brother on Imralı

ANF - 2019-06-06 17:48
Sabiha Aslan told about her meeting with her brother Veysi Aktaş, one of the prisoners in Imralı Island Prison, after 4 years. ...

Prisoners suffered from food poison in Şakran jail

ANF - 2019-06-06 10:35
Political prisoner Hatice Calıhan told her mother, Zeynep, that her and 4 other prisoners were kept in the emergency ward for two days, apparently suffering from food poison. ...

Kurdish Prisoner on Hunger Strike with Sewn Lips

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2019-06-04 02:00
Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN): Hiwa Mosazadeh, a prisoner from Piranshahr, who had sewn his lips and gone on hunger strike since Tuesday, May 28, 2019, in protest to his transfer from the Open Prisoners’ Section of Naghadeh Prison to the quarantin ...

Dont give leave of absence to security and political prisoners in Urmia Prison

Kurdpa - 2019-06-04 00:37
Kurdpa Agency: On approaching Eid al-Fitr, authorities of the Central Prison of Urmia opposed to give leave of absence to security and political prisoners. ...

Mothers fined for sit-in to support hunger strikers in Van

ANF - 2019-06-02 18:11
Mothers of prisoners as well as HDP and TUHAYDER executives were fined over the hunger strike. ...

IHD: Violations of rights of prisoners who were on hunger strike

ANF - 2019-06-02 10:55
After the end of the hunger strike in prisons, many rights violations related to the medical treatment of prisoners continue to be on the agenda. ...

Welsh socialists send postcards to death fast activists

ANF - 2019-06-01 14:13
Welsh socialists sent solidarity postcards to the 30 prisoners who took part in the death fast resistance to end the isolation against Ocalan. ...

Prisoner who were on hunger strike in Van not medically treated

ANF - 2019-06-01 10:23
The families of prisoners who were on death fast in Van Prison denounced that they are not being properly treated. ...

Prisoners’ mothers: Our children are not treated

ANF - 2019-05-31 16:04
Mothers of political prisoners who ended their hunger strikes and death fasts protested the refusal of treatment for their children in front of the Istanbul Provincial Health Directorate. ...

Prisoners refused treatment at Kurkculer Prison

ANF - 2019-05-31 12:27
Prisoners who ended their hunger strike in the Kurkculer Type F Closed Prison are being refused treatment. Prisoner Inan Akin said, “We are not receiving treatment, they don’t give us our medicine, we couldn’t drink the soup, it was like colored water." ...

Kurdish prisoners end hunger strike in Turkey after Ocalan call

Yahoo - 2019-05-30 19:48

Kurdish MPs, prisoners end hunger strike in Turkey | World | News | The Guardian

The Guardian - 2019-05-30 18:45

UPDATE 3-Kurdish MPs, prisoners end hunger strike in Turkey

Yahoo - 2019-05-30 14:37

Iraqi Kurdistan and Iran exchange prisoners

E-Kurd - 2019-05-30 09:49
HAJI OMARAN, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Iraqi Kurdistan region and Iran swapped twenty five prisoners, who had been arrested and sentenced for various crimes, at Haji Omeran international border crossing on Wednesday. Iraqi Kurdistan handed over twenty pr ...

Prisoners in Van discharged from hospital

ANF - 2019-05-30 08:51
After the end of the hunger strike last Sunday,12 prisoners in Van who had been taken to hospital were finally discharged. ...

KRG, Iran Exchange More Prisoners

BAS News - 2019-05-30 01:09
ERBIL - The Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) and Iran exchanged on Wednesday more prisoners who had been held on various charges. Based on an agreement between the two sides, Iran is expected to hand over five individuals in exchange for 20 sentenced ...

Treatment of 27 prisoners in Amed continues

ANF - 2019-05-29 17:30
9 prisoners have been discharged from hospital while 27 others continue receiving treatment. ...

Kurdish MPs, prisoners end hunger strike in Turkey

Yahoo - 2019-05-29 12:01

Kurdistan Region and Iran exchange tens of prisoners

Kurdistan24 - 2019-05-29 11:56

UPDATE 3-Kurdish MPs, prisoners end hunger strike in Turkey | Devdiscourse News

Devdiscourse - 2019-05-28 17:30

Kurdish MPs, prisoners end hunger strike in Turkey | MENAFN.COM

Menafn - 2019-05-28 15:19

Mothers hold vigil in front of Gebze Hospital

ANF - 2019-05-28 15:11
Mothers who continued to hold vigils for the prisoners on hunger strikes for weeks in Gebze despite intense police brutality and bans are now protesting in front of the hospital for their children. ...

Kurdish prisoners end hunger strike in Turkey | Business Recorder

Brecorder - 2019-05-28 14:51

Brazil jail violence: Forty-two inmates found dead at separate prisons

BBC - 2019-05-28 01:43
The deaths in northern Amazonas state come a day after 15 prisoners were killed in gang violence. ...

Kurdish prisoners end hunger strike in Turkey after Ocalan call | World | thenews.com.pk | Karachi

Thenews - 2019-05-27 17:29

Kurdish Prisoners End Hunger Strike in Turkey After Ocalan Call

Theglobepost - 2019-05-27 16:47

Kurdish prisoners end hunger strike after Ocalan call

Businesslive - 2019-05-27 16:47

Kurdish prisoners end hunger strike after leader’s call | Arab News

Arabnews - 2019-05-27 16:47

Kurdish prisoners end hunger strike in Turkey - Newspaper - DAWN.COM

DAWN - 2019-05-27 16:47

Kurdish MPs, prisoners end hunger strike in Turkey

Todayonline - 2019-05-27 16:03

DKP/BÖG: We salute the victorious against the isolation

ANF - 2019-05-27 14:26
DKP/ BÖG saluted the victory against the isolation and said, “We will take the line of resistance of thousands of prisoners to the frontmost areas of struggle to tear down fascism.” ...

Kurdish prisoners in Turkey end hunger strike after appeal from Ocalan

France24 - 2019-05-27 14:20

Some prisoners hospitalized

ANF - 2019-05-27 13:31
Prisoners are being hospitalized after ending their hunger strikes and death fasts in victory. In some cities, the prisoners haven’t been referred to hospitals yet. Some prisoners were battered during their transport to the hospital. ...

Sinn Féin Gildernew MP on end of hunger strike

ANF - 2019-05-27 12:43
Sinn Féin MP Michelle Gildernew has welcomed news that the hunger strike by Kurdish political prisoners and activists has been called off. ...

Kurdish prisoners, MP in Turkey end hunger strike after Ocalan's call

Kurdistan24 - 2019-05-27 03:19

Abdullah Ocalan: Kurdish militant leader calls for end to Turkey hunger strikes Thousands of MPs and prisoners have ended their 200-day protest following a request by the jailed militant leader and PKK founder May 26, 2019

The National AE - 2019-05-26 23:04

Prisoners end hunger strike for Kurdish leader in Turkey

Yahoo - 2019-05-26 21:21

Soldiers battered prisoners brought to hospital in Amed

ANF - 2019-05-26 21:17
Six prisoners who were on hunger strike and ended their action today have been battered by soldiers in hospital. ...

Kurdish MPs, prisoners end hunger strike in Turkey - Reuters

Reuters - 2019-05-26 16:53

Turkey: Kurdish Lawmakers, Inmates End Hunger Strike after Ocalan’s Call

BAS News - 2019-05-26 16:29
ERBIL — Kurdish lawmakers and political prisoners across Turkey ended their hunger strike after jailed leader of the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK), Abdullah Ocalan, called for the termination of the strike. Lawmakers from Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) ...

10 hunger strike and death fast activists hospitalized in Amed

ANF - 2019-05-26 15:47
10 prisoners on hunger strike and death fast in Amed, have been taken to hospital after ending their actions. ...

Kurdish prisoners, activists end hunger strike in Turkey after Ocalan’s call: statement

E-Kurd - 2019-05-26 15:47
ANKARA,— Thousands of Kurdish prisoners and activists in Turkey ended their hunger strike against the conditions of jailed militant Kurdish leader Abdullah Ocalan, their representative told pro-Kurdish media on Sunday. “After the call… we are ending our ...
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